WASHINGTON, March 16 – RIA Novosti, Alexey Bogdanovsky. Russia increased its investments in the US national debt in January by about $ 134 million. this is evidenced by the data of the US Treasury.
As of December, Russia had a portfolio of US government securities worth $ 6.145 billion, of which long-term securities were worth $ 2.744 billion and short-term ones were worth $ 3.401 billion. During that month, the Central Bank increased its investments in government bonds of the United States at once by a billion dollars.
Previously, over the course of several years, Russia systematically got rid of these securities, as a result of which their share in reserves was only more than a percent.